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Putting the Lobbying into Citizens’ Climate Lobby

CCL UK volunteer Peter reports from the CCL EU February lobbying days: Lobbying. That’s for the professionals in suits, right? Regular citizens write letters and perhaps, if they are lucky, meet their MP? After two days of lobbying Members of the European Parliament (MEP) in Brussels I can now say: Not quite so. Lobbying MEPs…

Monthly meeting 18th Feb

We’re attracting many new members each month so now seemed a good time to catch up on a few core CCL things:- 7.30pm – What’s climate income (or carbon fee and dividend)? 8pm – Making friends with your MP 8.30pm – buddying up members and starting a new group Looking forward to seeing you online!…

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CCL members to lobby EU

Two members of CCL UK will be lobbying MEPs at the European Parliament Brussels in February. Show your support by liking the Facebook page. Despite leaving the EU on the 31st January, British citizens are still able to talk to the EU parliament. The delegates will be two of a dozen lobbying more than 20…

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Why the dividend?

This week, someone wrote to CCL UK, saying they would like to campaign for a carbon tax but wondered if the dividend was the best use of money. This is a great question – why isn’t the money raised used to subsidise, for example, public transport, or house insulation? Here’s a few ideas why and…

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Letter to Climate Assembly

We had a great response to our urgent action to contact the experts at the Climate Assembly -Many thanks to everyone who wrote. Here are a couple of examples. Dear Rebecca Thank you for your efforts on the Climate Assembly – it’s essential work and very exciting for our global future. I was lucky enough…

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Car Park Fee and Dividend

CCL’s policy of carbon fee and dividend1 is designed to operate at a national level. Fees are levied when fossil fuels are extracted or imported into a nation and the revenue is distributed as an equal income to all citizens of the same country. But there’s a need for climate action at other levels too.…

Claire O’Neill dumped as COP26 president

The first thing that came to mind when I heard Claire O’Neill (formerly Perry, formerly my MP and formerly the minister for clean energy) had been dumped as president for this year’s crunch UN conference on climate change in Glasgow (COP26) was they couldn’t cope with a ballsy woman. Or should I say a titsy woman?

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Events

Time is Now mass lobby day 2019 photo by Louisa Davison

CCL Devizes group meeting

The Flat, 46 Kingsbury Street, (entrance in Patten Alley, just off High Street, above Henry George Estate Agent) Marlborough – for the Devizes Constituency (Danny Kruger MP) Last Wednesday of the month, 8pm. Come and meet us to learn about the CCL policy to cut down greenhouse gas emissions and tackle climate change and how to…

Time is Now mass lobby day 2019 photo by Louisa Davison

CCL Devizes group meeting

The Flat, 46 Kingsbury Street, (entrance in Patten Alley, just off High Street, above Henry George Estate Agent) Marlborough – for the Devizes Constituency (Danny Kruger MP) Last Wednesday of the month, 8pm. Come and meet us to learn about the CCL policy to cut down greenhouse gas emissions and tackle climate change and how to…

Time is Now mass lobby day 2019 photo by Louisa Davison

CCL Devizes group meeting

The Flat, 46 Kingsbury Street, (entrance in Patten Alley, just off High Street, above Henry George Estate Agent) Marlborough – for the Devizes Constituency (Danny Kruger MP) Last Wednesday of the month, 8pm. Come and meet us to learn about the CCL policy to cut down greenhouse gas emissions and tackle climate change and how to…

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